All of Marvin_Minsky's Comments + Replies

Umm, It looks like he did not read the book "Perceptrons," because he repeats a lot of misinformation from others who also did not read it.

  1. First, none of the theorems in that book are changed or 'refuted' by the use of back-propagation. This is because almost all the book is about whether, in various kinds of connectionist networks, there exist any sets of coefficients to enable the net to recognize various kinds of patterns.
  2. Anyway, because BP is essentially a gradient climbing process, it has all the consequent problems -- such as getting stu
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